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CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 11:00pm EST
the last eight years united states has become cuba's principal food supply year and fifth largest trading partner, but americans cannot walk our streets or shop with our people. only recently we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. it should be recalled that the iron curtain started to open up by millions of westerners visiting the country's. we are grateful to the politicians who carried out the policy that helped create the conditions for this peaceful outcome. americans played a significant role. today you have a similar opportunity regarding cuba. we are aware of the concern of many distinguished congress women and men of the financial the impact of american tourism on the cuban economy, fearing that the civility of giving birth to the totalitarian regime we believe that many thousands of americans visiting cuba would benefit our society and enhance our people. firstly through the free flow of ideas and further asking the government to open up and provide goods and services such as renting rooms because the capacities in the hotels would be surpassed. it wou
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
interest of the united states it is urgently needed. the president knows achieving this goal will be difficult. he has said that he will not one of her -- waver in his pursuit in the middle east. for that reason, he has dedicated himself and his it ministration to the resumption of negotiations and to the creation of an atmosphere that maximizes thesuccess. the steps we have suggested to all parties to improve the atmosphere for negotiations are not ends in themselves. they certainly are not preconditions to negotiations. they can make a valuable contribution for achieving our goals of successful negotiations that result in a two-stage solution. that is why we urge the palestinians to expand and improve their security efforts and to take strong and meaningful action. it is why we have urged the arab state to take steps toward normalization. at the is what we have urged israel to stop activity. while they fall short, we feel the steps announced by the prime minister are significant and could have substantial impact on the ground. for the first time ever, an israeli government
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 11:00pm EST
had a choice, go back to boss the kneia, or end up in the united states. they went to chicago. >> that's when i finally felt like you can enjoy life now, we've made it. you can relax now. you know, it's yours, so, you know, i always, like, wanted to have a house i could have friends over and stuff, and every day, like, since we had the house, i always have people over, there's not like one day where my mom is not cooking for everyone. but in bosnia, it's just like that. you always have family over, friends over, you're grilling. >> reporter: and from there, life was good. boggio starred in soccer, and now he's getting plenty of playing time for the fire. >> i can't really describe like how you feel, like -- because you, like, you remember, when you go back, it all comes back to you like everything happened yesterday, and its just like, you know, it's -- you try to make it happy where you get to see your family again, but as soon as like that goes away, like, wow, like i left all of this behind. what if i didn't have this sort of future? >> reporter: and so you can understand when the
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2009 11:00pm EST
international financial issues facing the united states at this most challenging time. i am greatly honored by president obama's nomination for this position and sincerely grateful to secretary geithner for recommending me to the president. i am also deeply grateful to my family for their very strong support, en-- encouraging me to apply myself to public service. my parents are not able to be here today, but i would like to recognize them. they came to this country many years ago, sbiced by the opportunities and ideals it offered. they named their children after leaders. i myself call the middle name adlay. i welcome this opportunity, if confirmed, to serve our country, and to join such a distinguished and talented team at the treasury department. i have worked over 25 years in the international monday tore fund after completing my dock trait at ox forward. i have gained long experience in dealing with a full range of economic issues. in the 1980's i was involved with the i.m.s. effort to deal with the latin american crisis. and in the early part of this decade, i returned to latin america
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2009 11:00pm EST
for the congress of the united states to take a look at your anti-trust exemption. i think you are an $8 billion organization who has not taken seriously your responsibility to the players. the fact of the matter is, yes, people want to play. the fact of the matter is they are going to be injured. and we know no matter what kind of helmet you build or what kind of equipment you have, it is a dangerous sport, and people are going to be injured. the only question is what are you going to do? are you going to pay for it? are you going to pay the injured players and their families for the injures that they have received in helping you to be a multi-billion-dollar operation? that is the only question. i know that you do everything that you possibly can to hold on to those profits, but i think the responsibility of this congress is to take a look at that anti--trust exemption that you have. in my estimation, take it away. i yield back the balance of my time. >> i thank the gentlewoman for her modest suggestions. [laughter] the chair recognizes howard from north carolina. >> thank you, mr. chairman. wh
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2009 11:00pm EST
justice of the night of the of the united states. >> something different is going on here. you need to appreciate how important it is. >> this is the highest court in the land. the framers created it after studying a great lawmaker in history. >> one of these cases was very close. close. you cannot go here to make the law to decide who wants to win. we decide who wins under the law. >> who will be surprised by the high-level? >> why do we have a beautiful structure? it is to remind us that we have an important country. it is to remind the public of the important and centrality of the law. >> it amazes me and gives me faith in our country to know how much people trust the courts. >> i think the danger is sometimes the building things it is all about you. that is something that i do not think it works well. >> home to america's highest court. the role is to interpret the constitution of the united states. outside, almost daily expressions of protest are made by those of listing the courts except their case or role in their favor. there are private rooms seen by those that are there. i
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2009 11:00pm EST
the country. they found the united states came in 19th but other countries that have much lower costs and have universal coverage, for example france and japan are ranked one in two with much lower costs and universal coverage they are getting better results. and some don't even want to debate going to healthcare? i mean, they are going to have a tall order to explain why they don't even want to discuss it. on infant mortality the united states ranked 22nd again according to the commonwealth fund. again, countries with universal coverage, much lower cost than we do ranked number one. france was number five, germany was number nine and from my earlier chart he will remember each of those countries has universal coverage, and much lower cost than we do and did they are getting on these metrics better outcomes than we are. and it doesn't stop there. here's life expectancy. the united states ranked 24th. this is according to the international keeper. and again, japan, switzerland, france, universal coverage much lower cost, still ranked much higher than we did on that metric. japan, universal cove
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2009 11:00pm EST
assume an increasing importance. we are certainly seeing that in the united states as well. at the same time we faced a very difficult moment in gathering public opinion behind this agenda, especially at the moment of global financial crisis. it is not whether we as scientists can persuade politicians to act. it is whether the public can lead politicians to make these difficult decisions so our audience has to be the public, the wider community to get their support behind this agenda and to lead us into making what some say, tough unpalatable decisions. one thing we have to do is work much better to integrate climate change with other aspects of the health agenda. i think one of the issues for us is we have drawn a boundary around climate change and we integrated into bubba-- broader global health issues and it is time for these agendas to merge, to speak to one another. we are not just climate change advocates. we are help that the kids around a range of issues. we still have sadly even amongst our own health community a huge amount of persuading to do and he writes speak directly to o
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2009 11:00pm EST
of justice says at any given time up to 300,000 children in the united states are at risk for being sold into sexual slavery. throw away kids, runaways. the young kids running around the streets, say, why aren't they in school? those are the kids who end up in sexual servitude and it's a real, real problem. >> it's also a billion dollar business in some countries. in thailand, specifically, it's a billion dollar business. >> it is. >> what's being done by the fbi and the cia in this country? >> there are a host of laws on the state level and the federal level. part of the problem is coming out of denial and realizing people do go to children for sex. businessmen, people -- the last people you'd think of are the ones who go over to thailand and are using children for sex. they're trying to get away with behavior they don't think they can get away with in the united states. as we're seeing in cases like this, there are allegations this is also happening in the united states. >> uh-huh. michelle, do you think that this is such a horrific thing for americans to even look at and that's one of
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2009 12:03am EST
. >> there was no talk of o.j. becoming. of the united states. how scary is that? >> patience. patience. he's studying law. >> sarah palin threw some punches at levi on "oprah" but levi hit back on "e.t. "let's look. >> the whole premise of levi ever having lived with bristol is false, and from there, though, i mean you take that foundational untruth and you can kind of measure all the other things that he's saying. >> you know, she's basically calling me a liar which is total [ bleep ]. i did for, you know, a few, a couple months, and then we split up, and that was it. >> well, i mean, you know, it's becoming he said/she said. >> right. >> if you read the "vanity fair" article i'm sure you read that with levi he says scathing things about her and she went after him and the interview with oprah, she talks about him as a porn star with the "playgirl" thing he's not doing full frontal. oh, my god, san francisco is creating a national day of mourning, because -- but anyway. who do you believe? who do you think is tell -- who is the bigger liar, let's say or the smaller liar? >> wow. i think it's just --
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2009 11:00pm EST
mansion, there are 132 rooms, with a floor plan that unites the ground, state, and second floor with a centrally located oval shaped room. on the ground floor in the central space is the diplomatic reception room, with the map room, library, and china rooms complementing it on either side. one floor up is the state floor, anchored by the blue room in the center, with the state dining room at 1 did the hall, the east room at the other, and the red and green rooms of to either side of the blue state parlor. on the second-floor private residence, the yellow oval room is the central space, ordered by the treaty room, lincoln bedroom, and the queen's room to the east of it. presidential bedrooms and study, the west sitting parlor, and the family's private dining room to the west. >> if you took the white house by the hair of ahead and pulled it up out of the ground, it would be huge. you would not even imagine how enormous it could be. to basement floors, the west wing with sellers and basement, the east wing, and under all that a bomb shelter. you would keep pulling and pulling and
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2009 11:00pm EST
and try to take it global or through the united states when you haven't been a political figure and you haven't traveled and you haven't gone to congress and you haven't passed any major bills, it's a difficult pill to have america swallow. i mean, the concept of todd palin being a stay at home dad -- listen, joy, when i was a kid, those guys were called bums. >> uh-huh. they're still called bums. let's talk about obama. okay? he's getting a lot of flak lately because he was -- they say he was graveling to the japanese emperor. what do you think about all that criticism he's getting? >> listen, i don't think that -- listen, you win a nobel peace prize which i consider one of the best honors in the world and it starts more fights than you could ever imagine. i don't think obama can do anything right in anybody's eyes. he inherited a mess from our predecessor for eight years. he's only been in office for 11 months. change doesn't happen like that. there are people who say he hasn't done anything. i'm in california. we love him here because he told the federal government to lay off the med
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2009 11:00pm EST
reform in america. now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of all the american people. i'm absolutely confident they will. >> the house bill may be historic but it doesn't cover abortion for poor women so what good is it anyway? here to try to help me make sense of all this, the president of for choice for america. congresswoman waters who voted for the house bill. and julie menham, host of "give and take" and contributing blogger with the "huffington post." i'm so agitated about this. congresswoman, how you are you? >> i'm fine. thank you. >> we know that you're pro-choice and that you're pro female and you would you do the best for all of us. why did you vote for a house bill that restricts abortion coverage? >> joy, let me tell you, i was absolutely torn. absolutely undecided. all during this process, as you know, i was the 218th vote. that means i did not vote early. i thought about it. and in the final analysis, i reluctantly voted because it covers 36 million people who have either been refused health insura
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2009 11:00pm EST
that way. we have never tried it. the united states to borrow more money more easily than other countries. despite all of the to halt -- the tumult, it is one of the safest assets in the world. many observers think that that is a phenomenon that is distinctive, and investors turned the other places to rest their money. it will become more difficult there are also ongoing costs of that. capital flight from the united states and the resulting drop in the value of the dollar has jumped u.s. interest rates. the other crisis that people worry about would be the increase of inflation and some of the value of the debt. crises as we know are very difficult to predict, they're not much more straightforward to predict. one is the tax revenues that we used to pay interest based on past government programs rather than used to finance current government programs. then there are reductions and savings and output. just to illustrate briefly, one aspect of the risk of capital flight is the picture of foreign holdings as a share of u.s. debt held by the public. in the past decade, a much larger share of u
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2009 11:00pm EST
fans here in the united states? >> oh, we have wonderful fans in the united states. we do have great, great fans in europe when we get a chance to go there, especially london we love to play. we had actually been on a five-week tour and just -- we were winding up our tour in london at the '02 arena and thought we're going to film this because this has been a wonderful trip. we had such a great time, such a wonderful audience. all the songs, of course, that they love and all the popular songs. then we do a lot of variety of other things. we do interview, talk to the band, show the rehearsal, show the town. this dvd is a wonderful thing to watch. it's colorful and entertaining, but you can see for yourself on the dvd how involved the audience really gets. they knew all the words and they were swinging their arms back and forth on all the songs, singing along. it made for a wonderful experience for all of us and i'm very proud of the dvd and cd. it's all in one package. i have it right here. i call it my double ds. it's like double disks here. on one side you've got the dvd and the cd -
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
. but an actor in the united states, the women like to have the fantasy, or so they tell us any way, that the man, kissing a woman in the scene, that he love it is. so if you know that the guy is gay, you might think he's making a subs institution. >> does that work for you when you question whether he's gay or straight? >> i don't. i don't even like movies like that. >> no, but i think that audiences are a little bit more sophisticated than that. we know that they are actors. we pretend to be. and get more fan mail from women than i do from men. >> you do? >> yeah. do not go see bops and monsters. and it's often very people don't work out their sex law laws. they don't need freefts or government to tell them what to do. >> do not listen to the priests on what to do on that topic. >> because the priests don't know anything about it, do they? >> the priests are a repressed group. they can't mary. i don't fault them as much as i do the hierarchy thus not protecting children in the next. i'm -- we're always trying to be clear on that. i was reading in research that i saw of you that you thought youn
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2009 11:00pm EST
to take him, because he blew up people in the united states and give them a trial, but the other terrorists we caught overseas, we're going try them in military tribunals. i don't understand the logic of it. i really fear the security consequences. >> mayor bloomberg says that the city can safely hold the trial. the police do an incredible job. >> we are going make sure everything is done make it safe. my concern is more about what it does to our national security as opposed to our personal security as a new yorker. we have seen, we tried this once before when we captured the blind sheik. information his attorney was given was leaked very quickly. >> can't we do something about those leaks? why can't he be in solitary confinement without blackberry? i don't understand why that leaked. >> he had a lawyer that lied to to prosecutors who went and told terrorist organizations in egypt the information that had been obtained. we should not be revealing this information to the terrorists in the first place. there's no guarantee that it won't get out there. we have a perfectly legitimate
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2009 11:00pm EST
're still fighting the civil war. virginia is one of the best managed states in the united states. because they had 12 years of democratic governors. they had tim kaine. and they have -- who is leaving you, mark warner. finances in virginia are really, really solid. the thing on the ballot is a trance forpassion issue. a lot of traffic in virginia. they were upset about transportation. guy that won, bob mcdonl, he liked when you and me were chatle, when we coulden own things and couldn't vote. >> oh, those were the days. >> he ran as a moderate. he decided to put all the social issues aside and run with bob loves jobs. or bob for jobs. i mean, he ran as a complete moderate. never talked about essential issues. the conservatives are harping on that and they're going to lose. >> you to think the tea partying, the palins, the limbaugh is -- >> they inserted themselves in new york. that was a talk radio race. they needed to win one so beck and rush and sean, and mark levin, in a bunker in his bedroom somewhere. with his landmark they picked this new york 23rd race and decided they would back t
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